Reality TV love seems to be infectious. So too, are the break-ups. The latest couple from The Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez, have called it quits after just 18 months together. The couples' rep confirmed to Us Weekly, "Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez have ended their relationship." How sad!
Fedotowsky, a 27-year-old Facebook employee turned sweet, adorable TV personality in 2009, was torn between Martinez, 28, an insurance agent, and Chris Lambton, a "family-type" landscaper we swooned over (we thought they had real growth potential!). Ali Fedotowsky & Roberto Martinez Are The Real Deal
For the past few months, Fedotowsky spent a lot of time giving reasons as to why she and Roberto couldn't make it down the aisle just yet. Her excuses ranged from scheduling issues to kickboxing injuries.
An insider tells Us Weekly, "Their relationship has been tumultuous since day one. They're either extremely happy or they can't stand each other." That's no recipe for a healthy relationship. Thought they seemed to have on-air romance, in everyday moments they were everything but. "They bring out the worst in each other," adds the source. 5 Couples Destroyed By Reality TV
Well, we hope they both find the love that brings out the best in themselves!
Do you think the relationships that result from these reality shows are a part of their contract, or do you have faith in real on-air love?
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